Alongside our main partners, Iceland School of Energy collaborates with leading renewable energy companies in Iceland. Our collaborates provide various services including; expertise, teaching, internship placements and give us access to energy sites.

Academic Collaborators


United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme

Reykjavik, Iceland

Started in 1979 in Iceland, the UNU-GTP is a postgraduate training programme aiming at assisting developing countries in capacity building within geothermal exploration and development.


The GREEN Program

Iceland, Peru & Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Global Renewable Energy Education Network, known as The GREEN Program, is the leading provider of experiential education in the field of renewable energy and sustainability. Founded in 2009, GREEN designs cutting edge, intensive, short term programs that grant participants direct access to leading renewable energy technologies around the world. The GREEN Program empowers tomorrow's clean energy leaders to break into and transform this industry.

Other Academic partnerships


In addition to the above mentioned, we collaborate with a number of academic institutions engaged in sustainability and energy related research around the world. Several exchanges of students and scholars for specific course modules, projects, internships are undertaken with these partners.

If you would like to know more, feel free to contact our programme manager.

Industry Collaborators


Arion Banki

Reykjavik, Iceland

Along their universal banking services, Arion Bank are heavily involved in risk analysis and financing of sustainable energy projects around the globe.

Read more at Arion Banki's website

Blue Lagoon R&D

Blue Lagoon R&D

Grindavik, Iceland

The Blue Lagoon research & development centre is located in the heart of Svartsengi Resource Park and powered with renewable geothermal energy. The Blue Lagoon uses green production methods in harvesting the natural and unique Blue Lagoon active ingredients: geothermal seawater, silica, minerals and algae.

Read more at the Blue Lagoon website

Efla Consulting Engineers

Reykjavik, Iceland

EFLA is a general engineering and consulting company based in Iceland with international activities and consultancy around the globe. Their services are marketed in six different divisions: Energy, Industry, Buildings, Transportation, Environment and Project Management.

Read more at the EFLA website

Gray Line Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Gray Line Iceland is a leading tourism specialist, offering a comprehensive range of sightseeing tours, day tours, vacation packages and tailor-made travel services. Building on more than a quarter century of experience, Gray Line is the go to local expert for destinations and sightseeing around Iceland.

Read more at Gray Line's website

Green Energy Geothermal

London, UK

Green Energy Geothermal is an engineering firm that focuses on well-head generation geothermal units that fit inside regular freight shipping containers. They operate mostly in Kenya, Tanzania and Indonesia. Research and development is located in Reykjavik.

Read more at the Green Energy Geothermal
HS orka

HS Orka

Reykjanesbær, Iceland

HS Orka is a utility company owned by Vancouver-based Alterra Power Corp, since 2008. They operate Svartsengi and Reykjanes geothermal power plants and are heavily involved in research on expanding the geothermal value chain and extension of an energy resource park around Svartsengi.

Read more at the HS Orka website
Iceland Geothermal Cluster

Iceland Geothermal Cluster

Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland Geothermal represents the geothermal sector in Iceland and has on average more than 50 members that together manage the geothermal resources of the country. Some of their members are active players in the development and utilisation of geothermal energy outside of Iceland, as Icelandic companies are actively taking part in geothermal project all around the globe.

Read more at Iceland Geothermal Cluster website
Logo Landsnets


Reykjavik, Iceland

Landsnet was founded in 2005 to operate Iceland's electricity transmission grid.

Read more at the Landsnet website


Reykjavik, Iceland

Landsvirkjun, owned by the Icelandic state, processes 75% of all electricity in Iceland. The company operates 16 power stations, of which 13 are hydropower stations, two geothermal power stations and one wind power station.

Read more at the Landsnet website


Kopavogur, Iceland

Mannvit is the largest engineering firm in Iceland and offers engineering, consulting, management and operational EPCM services to projects all over the world. Their core activities include: geothermal and hydroelectric power development, geothermal district heating, infrastructure and transportation, building and industry.

Read more  at the Mannvit website


Reykjavik, Iceland

Launched in 2008, ThinkGeoEnergy provides industry news coverage, industry research, a global geothermal power plant map and weekly newsletters for subscribers.

Read more at the ThinkGeoEnergy website


Reykjavik, Iceland

Founded in 1932, Verkís is a multidisciplinary consulting firm providing services in all fields of engineering. Verkís has participated in nearly all geothermal and hydro electric projects in Iceland.

Read more at the Verkís website

Other Collaborators


Innovation Center Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Operated under the ownership of the Ministry of Industry and Innovation, Innovation Center Iceland encourages innovation and promotes the advancement of new ideas in Icelandic economy by providing active participation and support to entrepreneurs and businesses. Innovation is a prerequisite for diversity in the Icelandic economy and the basis of a strong competitive position of the economy.

Read more at the Innovation Center website

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority

Lilongwe, Malawi

MERA is a corporate body established as the Energy Sector Wide Regulator in Malawi. Their mandate is to regulate the energy sector in Malawi in a fair, transparent, efficient and cost effective manner for the benefit of the consumers and operators.

Read more at the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority website
Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Reykjavik, Iceland

The Ministry plays a key role in Iceland achieving its strategy: to reduce net emissions and to be actively involved in the international transfer of renewable energy knowledge and skills.

Read more at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website

Natural Energy Authority (Orkustofnun)

Reykjavik, Iceland

The National Energy Authority (Orkustofnun), is a government agency under the Ministry of Industries and Innovation. Its main responsibilities have been to advise the Government of Iceland on energy issues and related topics, promote energy research and administrate development and exploitation of the energy resources.

Read more at the Natural Energy Authority website

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